5 Ways Gen Y can Succeed in the Workplace

By: Dr. Shaun Davenport, assistant professor of management   You’ve heard the stories. You can’t escape the labels… “The Entitled Generation,” “The Narcissistic Generation,” and “Generation ME.” There is research to suggest that Generation Y is more narcissistic than previous generations. But their stereotypes fail to take into account some of the unique skills and […]

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HPU Welcomes Maddrey as Advancement Officer

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of Institutional Advancement recently hired Kimberly Maddrey as an advancement officer. In this position, Maddrey’s main responsibility is to develop partnerships with parents, alumni and friends of the university and encourage them to invest in the future of the next generation of students who […]

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School of Pharmacy Hires Carter as Administrative Assistant

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 26, 2015 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy recently hired Courtnie Carter as administrative assistant for the experiential program. Carter will work closely with Dr. Joy Greene, assistant dean, to coordinate the school’s experiential program. This program is designed to educate Doctor of Pharmacy candidates through hands-on learning experiences and […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2015 – High Point University is lowering all 78 campus flags to half-staff on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family, and country school,” says Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president. “We are grateful for our nation’s system of free enterprise and appreciative […]

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HPU to Host Inaugural Piano Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 21, 2015 – High Point University will host an inaugural piano competition, funded by the Randall Thomas Johnson Trust, June 4-6 that will bring three talented finalists to campus to compete for $10,000 in prizes. The competition will be held in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It is free and open […]

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5 Things that Made HPU’s Commencement Unique

Another High Point University Commencement celebration is behind us. With degrees in hand on May 9, HPU seniors crossed the stage that serves as a bridge from their undergraduate educational journey to their next big steps in the world. It’s a time for the Class of 2015 to reflect on their past four years at […]

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More than Just a Jacket: Interning for Letterman’s Farewell Season

By: Britton Nagy, Class of 2015   A legendary combination of white leather and fine wool, artfully stitched together and embellished with patches reading “LS ’14.” It is the last of its kind; the final of an iconic series of ‘Letterman jackets’ from the 21-year-running Late Show with David Letterman—and it’s mine. The Letterman jacket, […]

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HPU Welcomes Emerich as Manager of Computing Training Services

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 20, 2015 – The Office of Information Technology at High Point University recently hired Debra Emerich as manager of computing training services. Emerich leads a team that finds opportunities to improve teaching and learning through the application of technology. Her team trains instructors to design and develop online curriculum. They also […]

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Rising Junior Receives Celia Moh Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 19, 2015 – Meredith Matsakis, a rising junior at High Point University, was recently selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship for the upcoming academic year. The scholarship will pay for full tuition, room, board, books and fees. A committee composed of notable home furnishings industry executives selected Matsakis and two […]

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Campus Chronicle Receives First Place in ASPA Competition

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 19, 2015 – High Point University’s student newspaper, The Campus Chronicle, was recently awarded first place in the 2015 American Scholastic Press Association’s Annual Review and Contest Awards. The contest compares student publications throughout the country on content, design, photography and overall quality. Jodi Guglielmi, the 2014-15 editor in chief of […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Peace Officers Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2015 – High Point University is lowering its flags to half-staff today in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. In 2013, President Barack Obama declared May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day to honor the local, state and federal peace officers who have died in the line of duty. The flags […]

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School of Pharmacy Hires Hoskins as Department Administrator

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2015 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy recently hired Kristen Hoskins as department administrator. Hoskins is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the dean’s office in the School of Pharmacy. She also serves as a source of information for both students and faculty who are a part of […]

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Professor Presents William Penn Research at History Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 14, 2015 – High Point University professor Paul Ringel shared his efforts to research and record the history of William Penn High School, High Point’s historic segregated African-American school, at the National Council of Public History Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. During a panel presentation, “History on the Edge of Campus,” Ringel […]

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Dr. Stephanie Crofton Receives Ridenhour Award

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2015 – Dr. Stephanie Crofton, associate dean of the Phillips School of Business, recently received the Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during the 2015 Commencement ceremony. The award recognizes a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in their research and creative endeavors. Crofton joined HPU in 2001 with degrees […]

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Professor Presents Research on Identifying Narcissists

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2015 – Research by Dr. Jana Spain, professor of psychology at High Point University, was selected for presentation at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) conference. Her poster presentation, titled “The Enigmatic Narcissist: Examining the Factors that Affect the Accurate Judgment of Narcissism Variants,” explores the factors […]

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